www.consumerjungle.org Consumer Jungle INTERACTIVE. Consumer Jungle is an interactive, web-based program that helps high school students become literate, savvy consumers. Consumer Jungle provides engaging and relevant consumer education curricula covering a variety of topics such as credit cards, transportation, living on your own, personal finances, telecommunications, and e-commerce fraud. Developed with input from teachers, students, and parents, Consumer Jungle delivers interactive games, activities, and relevant information directly to the home or classroom.
www.moneyopolis.org Moneyopolis INTERACTIVE. This free website sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP (a financial planning company) is designed to teach financial planning skills to middle school students. The site provides lesson plans as well as a game in which students must manage a sum of money as they consider debt, interest, saving, investing and so on.
http://www.budgetsim.org/nbs National Budget Simulation INTERACTIVE. This simulation asks you to cut the 1995 fiscal deficit in order to achieve a balanced budget. An interesting project for you and your business students.
www.practicalmoneyskills.com Practical Money Skills for Life. (6-12) PracticalMoneySkills.com is a free Web site designed to help educators, parents and students practice better money management for life. Americans think that financial basics are as important as the three R's traditionally taught in school. In-And since many consumers today graduated without even basic knowledge of money management, like how to create and stick to a budget, many learn money skills through the school of trial and error.
http://www.thesimpledollar.com The Simple Dollar The Simple Dollar is a site about debt and bad spending habits,and how to build a financially secure future and still afford a few luxuries in life.
http://senseanddollars.thinkport.org Sense and Dollars INTERACTIVE. This site is for teachers and has information on how to ear, spend, invest and save money wisely through a series of activities that speak to them in a language that they will understand and respond to, from Maryland Public Television.
www.worldbank.org World Bank Group’s Web Site. (9-12)